Monthly Archives: June 2008

The Otaku as Person and Stereotype

Much like many other Japanese words transposed into the English-speaking anime community’s subset of English, otaku has vastly different meanings based on who you talk to in which culture. Continue reading

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More From Tokyopop

Gakuen Alice = yes. Yeah, that is actually the extent of this post. There’s more stuff about Tokyopop developments if you follow that link to MangaBlog, though. EDIT: Ugh, bear with me, I’m having tech issues… EDIT 2: Ok, things … Continue reading

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Our Half-Assed Summer Preview, Part Two

Y’know, its kind of ironic that Air TV aired in the wintertime… Continue reading

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Our Half-Assed Summer Preview, Part One

Oh, hay, we’re finally doing a summer preview! Continue reading

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Tokyopop and OEL

Its safe to say that most of us thought that OEL comics were gonna be on the chopping block for Tokyopop. WRONG. Continue reading

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Nabari no Ou Episode 10

Hey, remember when I said last episode that I saw BL undertones in Yoite and Yukimi’s relationship? Continue reading

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Tokyopop Update

Titles that are not being axed: Fruits Basket Rave Master Saiyuki Tactics Fruits Basket was a no-brainer, and Tactics isn’t too surprising since it was a license save from the defunct ADV Manga. Saiyuki also isn’t too surprising, although I … Continue reading

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Semi Regular Link List

The Toei tour continues, and someone finally bothers to talk to the creator of the now-infamous fansub “documentary”. Continue reading

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Shounen Jump and Societal Expectations

Yes, I am aware that society usually doesn’t expect us to be ninjas who fight evil or teenagers who save the world through card game tournaments. Continue reading

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MW

Of all of Osamu Tezuka’s projects, MW is probably both the darkest and least familiar to an American audience of all his works. Continue reading

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